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Fortaz

Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Ceftazidime overdosage has occurred in patients with renal failure. Reactions have included seizure activity, encephalopathy, asterixis, neuromuscular excitability, and coma. Patients who receive an acute overdosage should be carefully observed and given supportive treatment. In the presence of renal insufficiency, hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis may aid in the removal of ceftazidime from the body.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

FORTAZ (ceftazidime) is contraindicated in patients who have shown hypersensitivity to ceftazidime or the cephalosporin group of antibiotics.

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/19/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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